CGMS sensor/transmitter

Running Diabetes: Taping the CGMS sensor

Just recently I was asked about how do I keep my CGMS sensor from getting undone during my long sweaty runs. The CGMS is a subcutaneous sensor that connects to a transmitter that conveys information for a device, insulin pump, or phones your glucose level readings. This happens about every 5 minutes or so. This can be very helpful especially …

Running Diabetes: Initial thoughts about Running and Diabetes

I am Type 1 diabetic runner, this means that I am insulin dependent which I receive in specific doses via an insulin pump. I am not going to cover what diabetes is or the difference between the types and other general stuff here. There are plenty of places with really good information available, you can take a look in sites ...

Running Diabetes: The Guardian versus the Enlite sensors: Test #2

Alright, here is the second part of my sensor experiment. You can find the first part of the test here. For this second test, I decided to record some additional information regarding the calibrations as well as, like the previous post, taking more pictures of the trends. One thing to point out is that for this second try you will notice ...

Running Diabetes: Tip #001: Learn from a Low

Today during my long run, it got me thinking about some tips that might be helpful to some diabetic runner and non-runners. Here is the beginning of a series of quick tips about Running and Diabetes. Tip #001: Learn from a Low It can be scary, during a low episode and you most likely need to take care of it ...

Running Diabetes: The Guardian versus the Enlite sensors: Test #1

Ok here is the deal, I upgraded my insulin pump some time ago. Now I have a 670G Medtronic pump. The big deal about this new pump is that it has a new mode call Auto Mode. You can find a little bit of information here and another blogger wrote a fair good excerpt of his experience with the pump ...

Running Diabetes: The CGMS

I am Type 1 diabetic runner. That means I am an insulin dependent individual which I receive in specific continuous doses via an insulin pump. I am not going to cover what diabetes is or the difference between the types and other general stuff here. There are plenty of really good information available, you can take a look at sites ...

Running Diabetes: Sugars Low? Then what?

I am Type 1 diabetic runner. Which means that I am insulin dependent which I receive in specific doses via an insulin pump. I am not going to cover what diabetes is or the difference between the types and other general stuff here. There are plenty of really good information available, you can take a look in sites like The ...

Running Diabetes: Fueling, carbs and the long runs Part 2

I am Type 1 diabetic runner. Which means that I am insulin dependent which I receive in specific doses via an insulin pump. I am not going to cover what diabetes is or the difference between the types and other general stuff here. There are plenty of really good information available, you can take a look in sites like The ...

Running Diabetes: Fueling, carbs and the long runs Part 1

I am Type 1 diabetic runner. Which means that I am insulin dependent which I receive in specific doses via an insulin pump. I am not going to cover what diabetes is or the difference between the types and other general stuff here. There are plenty of really good information available, you can take a look in sites like The ...

Running Diabetes: Webinar opportunity – Making Sense of Sensors

Once again the guys at dLife have an edutainment series which provides some good information around general diabetes and details around how to better manage it. I normally do not like to post adds, or other activities that are not necessary my own experiences. But since previous webinar I attended was very informative, well organized, the topic was relevant to running  and I ...